Category Archives: independance

The end of the golden road

Today the Washington Post had an article “The Trauma for a man:Male fury and fear rises in GOP in defense of Kavanaugh.”  I am not much for political commentary but find it necessary in light of changing climate in the … Continue reading

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claiming our space

There is no doubt we live in a patriarchal society.  There was a time when women were seen as belongings, mere chattel.  It was the expectation for a woman to be seen and not heard.  That was then but unfortunately … Continue reading

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That ole beast anger

Anger is a wound that festers.  Sometimes it will lie there dormant ready to wreak havoc wherever its tentacles will stretch.  We march around with grins on our faces pretending it is not there, but the body knows.  For every … Continue reading

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The path of YIKES

For many of you who follow this blog, you know I am usually giving advice or encouraging a brave approach to life.  I have always admired the brave and the adventurous and their zest for life.   I stand now needing … Continue reading

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Dear America

Dear America, Wtf has happened to you?  I thought I knew you but apparently I was mistaken.  I have always known you had your share of problems and I like many others was willing to give you the benefit of … Continue reading

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Love and Respect

It is early morn and once again I am awake.  This morning I sit contemplating something a friend recently told me: that all men hate their wives.  Apparently this information was given to him by a trusted therapist. Personally, I … Continue reading

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Rebirth

Last night I had a dream.  I saw the world spinning as pieces were being dismantled and flying off into space.  i witnessed large divisions and splits around the globe. It all dismantled into crumbs and ashes of what had … Continue reading

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No I am not selfish

Recently I read an obituary of a well known woman.  As obits go, her many achievements were shared as well as personal family related history.  Her many friends expressed their grief and sadness at the loss.  I read on and … Continue reading

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dwelling in the deep

Something is amiss.  Many of us feel it–that gnawing feeling of dissatisfaction.  It wakes us in the night and plagues us in the day.  We slog through our day wondering “is this what life is supposed to look like?  Society … Continue reading

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And all my dreams come true

A few months ago I was minding my own business  on a plane heading home from a family visit.  An older woman sat beside me and began a polite chat. She had been to visit a long time friend and … Continue reading

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